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Scholarship name Discipline area Value Who can apply
Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant Engineering (Honours) and Geospatial Science $5,000    
AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship Environmental and Geospatial Science, Construction Management, Science, Mathematics,  Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure, Electrical Power, Engineering Management, Telecommunications, Water Resources Management, Environmental Science, Quantity Surveying, Surveying) $25,000     
Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund Scholarship Aviation $3,000  
Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE): Honours Project Scholarship Software Engineering $2,500    
BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Engineering, Electrical and Electronic $15,000 (maximum value of scholarship)    
BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Software Engineering Software Engineering $15,000 (maximum value of scholarship)    
Badge SA Scholarship Construction Management and Economics $10,000   
Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering Structural Engineering specialisation of the Civil Engineering $4,000   
Codan Engineering Excellence Scholarship Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Networking and Communications $10,000   
Data Action Grant Information Technology, Information Technology (Networking and Cybersecurity), Information Technology (Software Development), Software Engineering (Honours), Information Technology and Data Analytics, Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions)  $5,000  
Defence Science and Technology Group Honours Grant Information Technology (Honours) $3,000    
Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Engineering and Information Technology Working Links Award Electrical and Mechatronic Engineering, Electronics, Computer Systems Engineering, Telecommunication $2,000    
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering Civil Engineering Maximum $10,800   
Dr Brian Webby Whyalla Support Grant Engineering  up to $2,000      
elmTEK Grant Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity / Software Development / Enterprise Business Solutions), Software Engineering $5,000     
Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal STEM Scholarship Engineering, Information Technology, Science $10,000        
Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering Civil Engineering $1,000  
Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management Construction Management $1,000  
Hypatia Scholarship for Mathematically Talented Women Mathematics, Quantitative Finance $5,000   
UniSA STEM Higher Education Opportunity Scholarships Engineering, Information Technology and Mathematics, Natural and Built Environments Maximum $12,000    
The Jeff Kasparian Regional Relocation Grant Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics $5,000   
John R Quigley Aviation Grant Aviation $2,000  
The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management Construction Management $2,000  
Mathematical Sciences Honours Grant Applied Science and Applied Mathematics $3,000   
O'Connors Engineering Grant Mechanical and Mechatronic, Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Honours up to $5,000    
Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant Engineering, all programs in the Academic Unit $2,000      
Richard Oertel Memorial Mathematics Grant Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics(Data Science), Mathematics (Industrial and Applied Mathematics $1,000     
Rider Levett Bucknall Fourth Year Grant Construction Management $2,500   
Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant Construction Management $2,500   
Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant Construction Management $2,500   
Sarah Constructions Grant Construction Management and Economics, Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management), Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural), Engineering (Honours) (Civil) $3,000        
Scheer Honours Science Scholarship Information Technology (Honours), Science(Honours), Applied Science (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)(Honours), Biomedical Research(Honours) $5,000  
Commencing Scholarship in Information Technology Information Technology $1,500  
Commencing Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences $1,500  
2nd year Scholarship in Information Technology Information Technology $1,500  
2nd year Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences $1,500  
3rd year Scholarship in Information Technology Information Technology $1,500  
3rd year Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences $1,500  
Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences Summer Vacation Scholarship Information Technology, Mathematical Science $3,000  
Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate Honours Scholarship Computer and Information science $3,000  
Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship Engineering $60,000

     

The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation Grant Civil Aviation $3,500   
SurveyingSA High Achievers Grant Geospatial $1,000     
UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) $15,000     
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
$3,000   
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
$20,000   
All Programs in UniSA STEM $5,000   
All Programs in UniSA STEM
$3‚500   
All Programs in UniSA STEM
$2,000   
Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec Civil Engineering Grant Engineering $5,000    
Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant Science $2,000    
Ziptrak Engineering Grant Engineering, Mechatronic, Electrical, Mechanical $3,000      
Ziptrak Engineering Scholarship Engineering, Mechatronic, Electrical, Mechanical $15,000      
Zonge Australia Refugee Grant Environmental Science $2,500      

 Please note: Scholarships and Grants are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award.


 

Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant

Alexander Symonds is one of Australia’s leading surveying consultancy firms, and the grant represents a unique opportunity to develop knowledge and skills at the same time as receiving formal tertiary education.  

The Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant is available to first year and second year undergraduate students who wish to pursue surveying as a career.

Applicants will be eligible to apply if they are enrolled in the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI) first year students with an interest in surveying.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Flexible Entry) (LHEF).
  • Bachelor of Geospatial Science (LBSP) second year students with an interest in surveying.

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks‚ travel costs‚ computing equipment, and other out-of-pocket expenses. 

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Enrolled in the first year from Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI), Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Flexible Entry) (LHEF), or second year students from Bachelor of Geospatial Sciences (LBSP).
  • Australian Citizen‚ Permanent Resident of Australia or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa, or a New Zealand Citizen living in Australia.
  • Full-time enrolment. 
  • Submission of a written statement including Year 12 results.
  • Willing to undertake paid work experience at Alexander Symonds at a time and duration that is mutually convenient for both parties.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview.  To receive the grant, applicants must demonstrate a passion for their UniSA program and have career goals aligned to surveying. 

Application

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA program and how the degree supports their aspirations.
  • Academic achievements.
  • The applicants understanding of surveying and the industry and why they wish to pursue a career in the surveying field.
  • How the financial assistance offered by the grant will benefit them and their study.
  • Year 12 result is also required.

How to apply: Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the my UniSA student portal).

Value: $5‚000, with two installments of $2,500 after SP2 and SP5 census date.

For more information‚ contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship

The AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship will be available to talented students from backgrounds under-represented* in the mining and metallurgy industry. Applicants will be studying eligible science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) undergraduate or postgraduate programs. The scholarship will encourage completion of their studies and the pursuit of a career in the mining and metallurgy industry.

The eligible STEM related undergraduate programs are:
All associate degree and bachelor programs in

  • Engineering
  • Environmental and Geospatial Science
  • Construction Management
  • Science
  • Mathematics

(i.e. all associate degree and bachelor programs delivered in UniSA STEM except for Aviation and Information Technology).

The eligible STEM related postgraduate programs are:

Engineering

  • Master of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure)
  • Master of Engineering (Electrical Power)
  • Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)
  • Master of Engineering (Water Resources Management)

Environmental and Geospatial Science

  • Master of Environmental Science

Surveying

  • Master of Quantity Surveying
  • Master of Surveying

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa, Temporary Protection Visa or Bridging Visa.
  • Undertaking an eligible STEM program.
  • Commencing or continuing student.
  • Belong to one or more of the under-represented groups listed* (low socio-economic background, Aboriginal students, refugee background, students with a disability, regional and remote students, students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community, mature-age student pursuing first qualification) with supporting documentation provided, as required.
  • Full-time study load (preferred).
  • Studying on-campus (internal study mode), externally or online.
  • Submission of a written statement.

The scholarship will provide industry access, mentoring support and the possibility of paid or unpaid work placement opportunities with AusIMM members based in South Australia.

Full-time applicants will be given preference. Part-time applicants will be considered where there is a demonstrated need to study part time. Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time enrolment.

Application
Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying the UniSA STEM program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals including how the scholarship and mentoring would help achieve these goals.
  • How you meet one or more of the under-represented groups forming the eligibility criteria (low socio-economic background, Aboriginal students, refugee background, students with a disability, regional and remote students, students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community, mature-age student pursuing first qualification).

The scholarship will be awarded based on alignment with under-represented group, the content of the written statement and the desire to pursue a career in the mining and metallurgy industry.

How to apply
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement as outlined above to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: up to $25‚000 per recipient. Recipients will receive $6,250 per year up to a maximum four years payable in two installments of $3,125, subject to continued enrolment in the STEM program and maintaining a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or above.

For more information‚ contact:
UniSA General enquiries  
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

*Under-represented backgrounds include:

  • low socio-economic background
  • Aboriginal students
  • refugee background
  • students with a physical or mental disability
  • regional and remote students
  • students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community
  • mature-age student pursuing first qualification

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Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded annually to two high achieving students upon completion of their first year of the Bachelor of Aviation.

UniSA STEM will seek applications from high achievers enrolled in the Bachelor of Aviation.

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:
- be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.
- have completed 36-54 units with a GPA of 5.0 or above
- have not attained any fail grades
- provide a written personal statement

To remain eligible for the scholarship recipients must complete a minimum of 36 units per year for the life of the scholarship and maintain a credit average (GPA 5 or above).

Value: Each scholarship is worth up to $3,000 (2 annual installments of $1,500 paid after Study Period 2 census date).

For more information please contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE): Honours Project Scholarship

Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE): Honours Project Scholarship

The Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE): Honours Project Scholarship is available to Honours students in their final year to support the completion of their honours project. Students will have the opportunity to participate in research projects aligned to the IVE research centre; a world leader in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR).

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Final year student (credit for recognition of prior learning may be included in calculations to determine final year status).
  • Competitive GPA.
  • Enrolled in a relevant Honours program aligned to IVE research disciplines (e.g. software engineering, wearable computing, interface design, empathic computing, 3D visualisation, perception, and telepresence).
  • Enrolled in an honours-level project course at the University of South Australia.
  • Completion of application form and submission of a CV. The application form will be provided to students upon applying for the Scholarship online.
  • Some projects may require the recipient to be an Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident. Where this is the case, it will be stated on the applicable project on the application form.

The Scholarships, valued up to $2500 each, will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit, subject to project availability and funding.

The number awarded is at the discretion of the awarding committee. If‚ in the view of the selection panel‚ no applicant is sufficiently meritorious‚ no award shall be made.

The selection panel will review shortlisted candidates and select the recipient(s). Shortlisted applicants will not normally be required to attend an interview but may be asked to attend an interview to assist in the decision-making process.

Payment will be in 2 installments in the first and second half of each year/length of the project. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the awarding committee.

Students may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA.

Value: $2,500

For more information contact:
Amanda Johnston
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 5017
Email: Amanda.Johnston@unisa.edu.au

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BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

"The scholarship is available to a student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) program.

Selection will be based on a personal written statement, academic merit and performance at an interview.

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens
  • have completed 36 units with a minimum GPA of 5.0
  • complete the written application form
  • provide a curriculum vitae
  • attend an interview

The scholarship duration is for a maximum period of 3 years. Continuing scholarship payments will be subject to the recipient meeting ongoing criteria including satisfactory academic performance. Scholarship recipients will be offered 6 weeks paid employment over the summer vacation period for each year they hold the scholarship.

Value: The maximum value of the scholarship is $15,000 (paid in annual installments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 census date) and six weeks paid employment each year.

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the Student Portal. 

For more information please contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: (08) 8302 3330
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Software Engineering

The scholarship is available to a student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) LHSG program.
Selection will be based on a personal written statement, academic merit and performance at an interview.

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens
  • have completed 36 units with a minimum GPA of 5.0
  • complete the written application form
  • provide a curriculum vitae
  • attend an interview

The scholarship duration is for a maximum period of 3 years. Continuing scholarship payments will be subject to the recipient meeting ongoing criteria including satisfactory academic performance. Scholarship recipients will be offered 6 weeks paid employment over the summer vacation period for each year they hold the scholarship.

Value: The maximum value of the scholarship is $15,000 (paid in annual installments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 census date) and six weeks paid employment each year.

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the Student Portal. 

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM 
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Badge SA Scholarship

The Badge SA Scholarship is available to a student who is enrolled full-time in the second year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree.

Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents and submit a personal written statement (min 500 words) detailing their career objectives and how the scholarship will assist them, a copy of their current CV and their unofficial academic transcript.

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit (GPA)‚ a personal written statement‚ character references and performance at an interview. The recipient may be offered the opportunity to undertake paid placements during their program and paid casual work experience during the university holidays.

The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with another scholarship in the Academic Unit and the successful applicant should not be currently undertaking any active employment or work experience with any competitor companies during the scholarship term. Continuance of the scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Upon graduation, Badge SA may offer the recipient a graduate position with professional development, mentoring and vocational guidance.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

Value: $10,000. The scholarship is payable in three installments. $2,000 in second year, $3,000 in third year and $5,000 in the fourth year. The annual payment will be made after the Study Period 2 census date subject to satisfactory academic performance.

For more information contact:  
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering

The Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering has been established by Judy Mierisch in memory of her late husband, Bob, who was a well respected civil engineer and construction leader. Bob Mierisch headed Baulderstone Hornibrook for nearly 30 years. He was awarded an AM in 1994 for service to the building and construction industry and to the community and he received a Centenary Medal in 2001 for service to Australian society in the technological industry.

The grant will be awarded to the student‚ who is studying full-time and is enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural) program in their final year, who demonstrates professional behaviour and achieves the highest aggregate grade for their penultimate year as confirmed by the Program Director.

Value: $4,000 to be paid in two installments, first after Study Period 2 census date and second after study period 5 census date, and as approved by the Program Director.

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Codan Engineering Excellence Scholarship

The Codan Engineering Excellence Scholarship assists a student who is studying one of the following Bachelor of Engineering programs: Computer Systems, Electrical and Electronics, Electrical and Mechatronics, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Optical and Electronic, Mechatronic and associated double degrees.

The scholarship will be awarded to a fourth-year (or fifth year of a double degree) or Honours student who is studying full-time (equivalent to at least 27 units in their final year) and will complete their program in the year they receive the scholarship.

Applicants must submit a written statement detailing their career objectives and how the scholarship will assist in achieving their goals. The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other scholarship from UniSA STEM during the scholarship term.

The recipient must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident and preference may be given to students from South Australia. Recipients will be assessed on the basis of academic merit (GPA above 5.5), a short written personal statement and performance at an interview.

Value: $10,000. Payment will be made in two installments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates, payments are subject to satisfactory academic performance and adherence to the scholarship conditions and selection criteria.

Please note this scholarship/grant is currently unavailable.

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Data Action Grant

The Data Action Grant will be awarded to a second-year student, studying full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Cybersecurity)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Development)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology and Data Analytics
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions)

Students enrolled in the one-year Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) program are also eligible to apply.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Provide a personal written statement addressing their career goals in the field of information and communications technology and how the grant and associated work-related opportunities will be of benefit to them in achieving their goals.
  • Have an interest in gaining work experience and insights from Data Action whilst completing their degree with a potential pathway to employment via the Data Action Graduate Program.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA IT program and how the degree supports their aspirations.
  • Academic achievements (courses completed to date and grade obtained).
  • Future career goals within the IT industry and how the receiving the grant would help achieve their goals.
  • Willingness to engage with Data Action (for instance, undertaking a work placement at Data Action during breaks from University).
  • Extracurricular interests and/or community involvement

Preference will be given to students who plan to live and work in Adelaide after they complete their program at the University of South Australia.

The recipients will be offered the opportunity to engage with Data Action and learn more about the IT industry and gain valuable experience from a leading Australian IT firm. The engagement will be tailored and mutually agreed between Data Action and the recipient and may take the form of mentoring support, work placement / internships, or paid work experience during semester breaks and the summer vacation period.

Selection will be based on the personal written statement and academic merit (Grade Point Average).

Value: $5,000 to be paid in two installments of $2500 after Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Defence Science and Technology Group Honours Grant

The Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) is part of the Australian Department of Defence dedicated to providing science and technology support for Australia's defence and national security needs. It is Australia's second largest government-funded science organisation after the CSIRO.

The Defence Science and Technology Group Honours Grant supports new talent in the field of cyber and electronic warfare through financial support and the opportunity to conduct research aligned to the current priorities within DSTG.

The grant will be awarded to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (LHCP) program.  Full-time study load is preferred, however consideration will be given to part-time students.

Due to DSTG’s requirements, applications can only be accepted from Australian Citizens.

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizen
  • Enrolled in Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (LHCP)
  • Academic achievement based on results obtained in an undergraduate IT related program
  • Submission of a written statement
  • Submission of Curriculum Vitae


Applicants are required to provide a written statement
(maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Academic achievements.
  • Reasons for undertaking an IT Honours program.
  • Future career goals including how the grant and Honours research would help achieve these goals.
  • Willingness to undertake Honours research in consultation with DSTG (collaborate on research topic and research design).

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend an interview. The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, content of the written statement and Curriculum Vitae, and the commitment to undertake research aligned to
DSTG’s priorities in the area of cyber and electronic warfare.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal.)

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement and Curriculum Vitae, as outlined above to: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Value: $3,000

Up to three grants will be awarded per annum, and where possible, at least one of which will be awarded to a female student and/or a student from a socio-economic group that is underrepresented in terms of participation in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

For more information, contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Engineering and Information Technology Working Links Award

Six DSTO scholarships each to the value of $2000 will be awarded annually to students enrolled in Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems), (Electronics and Communication), (Networking and Communications), (Electrical and Mechatronics) or (Optical and Electronic) program or associated double degrees. The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit and will be available for the standard full-time duration or part-time equivalent of the first year of the program. The candidates shall be identified by the academic staff in UniSA STEM for the award made to DSTO Information Science Laboratory.

Value: $2,000 one off payment.

Closing date: Applications will be sought from eligible first year students

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering

The Department of Planning‚ Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering is available to full-time students who are undertaking the third year of a Bachelor of Engineering(Honours)(Civil) or specialisation program. Particular interest will be paid to candidates who have an interest in transportation engineering and want to pursue this as their career.

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents‚ and enrolled full-time. Applicants will be required to submit a resume and a personal written statement outlining their future in engineering and how the scholarship will be of benefit to them in achieving this. Applicants must have an interest in transport and have the ability to act as a positive ambassador for the Department of Planning‚ Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI). Nominations will be considered by a selection panel consisting of a representative(s) from DPTI and nominees from UniSA STEM.

Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit‚ measured by overall Grade Point Average (GPA)‚ a personal written statement (min 500 words) and performance at an interview.

Continuation of the scholarship each year will depend on satisfactory academic achievement in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated programs at the University of South Australia. Scholarship recipients should maintain a GPA of 4.5 or above.

Subject to maintaining such academic performance as is required to remain on the scholarship program‚ recipients will be offered one 12 week period of paid vacation employment with DPTI at the end of the third or fourth year of their studies. Recipients may choose to apply for additional paid vacation employment with DPTI through the advertised recruitment campaign‚ additional placements are subject to a merit-based selection process and are not guaranteed.

Value: The value of the scholarship is $10,800 in total (up to $5,400 per annum). Recipients will receive two annual payments after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates. The amount of each payment will depend on the duration of the recipient's degree program.

Please note, this scholarship is subject to renewal and is currently not available.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Dr Brian Webby Whyalla Support Grant

The Dr Brian Webby Whyalla Support Grant assists undergraduate students studying at the Whyalla campus who are experiencing financial hardship.

Dr Brian Webby was a valued member of UniSA STEM, who played an important role within the UniSA Whyalla campus community.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Enrolled in any undergraduate program taught at the Whyalla Regional Campus (internal delivery).
  • Successful completion of first year (completion of at least 27 units including credit).
  • Australian Citizen‚ Permanent Resident of Australia.
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.
  • Full-time or part time study load.
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage or hardship.

Applicants may be in second, third or fourth year.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA Whyalla program.
  • Future career goals and personal aspirations.
  • Academic achievements (including first year results and GPA).
  • Local community involvement and/or extracurricular activities.
  • How the grant funds will be used to overcome financial constraints.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal)
In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au.

Value: $2‚000 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5). Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time enrolment.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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elmTEK Grant

The elmTEK Grant will be awarded to a third-year student, studying full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Cybersecurity)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Development)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions)

Students enrolled in the one-year Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) program are also eligible to apply.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen.
  • Have full-time enrolment in an eligible program with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above.
  • Provide a personal written statement addressing the points listed below.
  • Be willing to undertake paid work experience or placement at elmTEK (the exact nature, timing and duration to be mutually agreed considering the study, work and personal commitments of the student).
  • Attend an interview.

Applicants must provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program and future career goals.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Details of any financial or educational disadvantage they would like considered.
  • How the grant funds will benefit them.
  • Work experience, community involvement and/or extracurricular activities.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above.

Value: Each grant is valued at $5,000 for one year

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal STEM Scholarship

The Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal STEM Scholarship is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled full-time in a STEM undergraduate program at the University of South Australia. This scholarship supports students with a strong desire to succeed and give back to their local communities to complete a university degree.

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate STEM program
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 4 or above
  • Full-time (preferred)
  • Submission of a written statement

Students undertaking an engineering, information technology, science or any health science related program are eligible to apply.  The scholarship is available to all year levels, however preference may be given to applicants in their penultimate year (that is, the student will receive scholarship support in the final two years of their program). 

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Family heritage and connection to community.
  • Reasons for studying current program and how the degree supports future aspirations.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community service involvement.
  • Financial or educational disadvantage (disclosed at applicants’ discretion).

Shortlisted applicants will not normally be required to be interviewed but may be asked to attend an interview to assist in the decision-making process.

Full-time recipients will be given preference.  Part-time applicants will be considered where there is a demonstrated need to study part-time. Pro-rata payments will apply to part-time enrolment.

The scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement and passion for the STEM program being studied, as demonstrated in the written statement.

Recipients may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA, however previous recipients of other Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal Scholarships are not eligible to apply.

How to apply:

Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). 

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above, to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: up to $10,000 (up to $5,000 per year for a maximum of two years for full-time students)

Payment will be in two instalments:

  • $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
  • $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information‚ contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering

The Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering will be awarded to a third year student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisation programs on the basis of academic merit and an interview. The successful candidate will receive a 12-week paid placement with Hansen Yuncken (approximate timing between November and February) and a $1000 grant. Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications.

  • To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:
  • be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • be enrolled fulltime in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) and associated specialisation programs
  • not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above
  • have an idea of their future in engineering within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement will support their professional development
  • be willing to act as a positive ambassador for Hansen Yuncken and UniSA

Applicants will be required to:

  • submit an online application
  • submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae
  • attend an interview 

Value: Paid 12 week work placement plus a $1,000 grant to be paid upon successful completion of the 12 week work placement.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA, a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management

The Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management will be awarded to a third year student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) program on the basis of academic merit and an interview. The successful candidate will receive a 12-week paid placement with Hansen Yuncken (approximate timing between November and February) and a $1000 grant. Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen.
  • Be enrolled fulltime in the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN).
  • Not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant
  • Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.
  • Have an idea of their future within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement will help
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  • be willing to act as a positive ambassador for Hansen Yuncken and UniSA

Applicants will be required to:

  • Submit an online application.
  • Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous
        grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae.
  • Attend an interview.

Value: $1,000 grant to be paid upon successful completion of the 12 week work placement, plus casual hourly rate payment during the placement.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA, a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Hypatia Scholarship for Mathematically Talented Women

UniSA STEM offers scholarships to full-time female students who enrol in Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences.

Awarded on academic merit; the scholarships are equivalent to: A$5,000.00 in cash (or contribution towards student tuition fees) for the first year of study, the provision of shared personal office space and a personal computer within the Academic Unit. 

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents.

Applicants should submit their Year 12 record; a letter of recommendation from their Mathematics teachers and a short essay on why the program suits their career goals.

Value: $5,000.00 cash; or equivalent contribution towards first year tuition fees.

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit the following:

  • Year 12 record
  • Letter of recommendation from Mathematics teachers
  • Short essay on why the program suits your career goals

Submit to: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA STEM Higher Education Opportunity Scholarships

UniSA STEM will provide financial assistance to eligible students who meet specified equity criteria who are pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree by coursework program within UniSA STEM.

Eligibility Criteria:
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must;

  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Be enrolled fulltime (minimum of 13.5 units per Study Period) in an Associate Degree, Bachelor, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master degree offered by UniSA STEM.
  • Be from a recognised equity group or are experiencing ongoing educational challenges related to one of the following areas;
      - Students with a registered disability or ongoing medical condition and are in receipt of an Access Plan
      - Students with carer responsibilities and are in receipt of a carers allowance/payment via Centrelink
      - Single parents and/or principal carers and are in receipt of a parenting payment via Centrelink
      - Parents of a child with a disability
      - Financially disadvantaged and in receipt of Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY, Pensioner Education Supplement etc via Centrelink
      - Domestic violence or other crisis
      - Individual circumstances outside the above areas may be considered on a case by case basis where a student is able to demonstrate significant educational disadvantage
  • Provide sufficient supporting documentation to substantiate claims of hardship. Details of required documentation are provided in the application form.

This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other University scholarships.


Selection:
Selection will be made after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates each year and will be based on demonstrated necessity and at the discretion of UniSA STEM.

Priority may be given to applicants who;

  • Have undertaken an alternative pathway to University such as:
       - a qualifying program offered through UniSA College (Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program, Diploma Programs)
       - the completion of a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma through offered through a Registered Training Organisation such as TAFE SA.
       - qualifying for entry through the Special Tertiary Admissions Test
  • Have not previously undertaken higher education at a Bachelor degree education level or higher
  • Are not currently in receipt of another equity-based scholarship within the UniSA STEM.

Value: The maximum value of the scholarship is $12, 000 (paid over the duration of the program, in semester instalments of $1,500 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates)

Information and Application Form

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM 
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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The Jeff Kasparian Regional Relocation Grant

The Jeff Kasparian Regional Relocation Grant assists high school graduates, residing in the south-east of South Australia, to relocate to Adelaide to study at UniSA.

This annual grant will be awarded to financially disadvantaged students commencing their first year of an undergraduate program in UniSA STEM.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident, or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa.
  • Nearing completion of year 12 in the current year (or a gap year student having completed year 12 in the previous year).
  • Intend to commence study at UniSA on a full-time basis and be relocating from a regional location in south-east South Australia* to Adelaide for study.
  • Submission of a written statement.Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend a panel interview.

*South-east South Australia refers to the following councils:

  • District Council of Grant
  • Kingston District Council
  • City of Mount Gambier
  • Naracoorte-Lucindale Council
  • District Council of Robe
  • Tatiara District Council
  • Wattle Range Council

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for enrolling in their UniSA STEM undergraduate program and future career goals.
  • Details of any financial or educational disadvantage they would like considered.
  • The school they are graduating from.
  • How the grant funds will benefit them.
  • Work experience, community involvement and/or extracurricular activities.
  • Personal achievements.

How to apply:

Applications will open on 12 October 2020 and will close on 10 January 2021

Applicants are required to provide an application form and written statement as outlined to Student and Academic Services via email to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au.

The offer of the scholarship is subject to admittance to an undergraduate program in UniSA STEM. If the selected student is not offered or does not accept a place in an undergraduate program in UniSA STEM, the grant will be offered to the next ranked applicant.

Value:
$5,000
Payment will be in two instalments:
 - $2,500 paid upon enrolment
 - $2,500 paid after Study Period 2 census date

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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John R Quigley Aviation Grant

The John R Quigley Aviation Grant is awarded to a student who is enrolled in and has completed a minimum of 4.5 units of the Graduate Diploma in Aviation and has completed at least 36 units of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot). The student will be selected on the basis of a written statement. 

Eligibility Criteria:
To be considered for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Aviation and have completed General Flying 1 AERO 5024.
  • Be enrolled fulltime in the second year of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot), and have successfully completed at least 36 units of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot).
  • Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for studying aviation, future career aspirations, and demonstrated community engagement (eg, volunteering, engagement in aviation field etc).
  • Not have previously received the John R Quigley Aviation Grant.

Selection Process:  

  • Selection will be based on the written statement.
  • In the case of a tie, the selection panel may consider an applicant’s prior and current academic performance.
  • All supporting documentation, including written statements, will be treated with confidentiality. Any identifying information provided by the applicant (including, but not limited to; name, student identification number) will be redacted by a UniSA professional staff member prior to consideration by the panel.

How to apply: online via my Scholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must submit the written statement as outline above to STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Value: $2,000 and a certificate, awarded after Study Period 5 census date

For more information, contact: 
Campus Central 
Tel: 1300 301 703 
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management

The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management will be awarded to a student who is actively seeking to upskill themselves and commence a successful career within the industry. The students must demonstrate that they have met one of the following prerequisites within the wider Construction and Building field;

  • Vocational education and training (VET)
  • Apprenticeship/traineeship
  • Prior Work Experience

The student must be in their first year of study, having completed 18 units with a GPA of 4.5 or above within one of the following programs at UniSA:

  • Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)(IHCN)
  • Bachelor of Construction Management (IBBE)
  • UniSA Online - Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)(XHCM)
  • UniSA Online - Bachelor of Construction Management (XBBE)

The student will be selected on the basis of academic merit and an interview.

The recipient may be given the opportunity to undertake 2 weeks work experience within the Construction industry.
To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Have completed a relevant construction and building related apprenticeship/traineeship, vocational education and training, or work experience.
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be based in South Australia.
  • Be enrolled in one of the eligible Construction Management programs at UniSA..
  • Have successfully completed at 18 units within their Construction Management program
  • Not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant.
  • Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.
  • Have an idea of their future within the building and construction industry and how the grant will help them.
  • Be a Student Member of the Australian Institute of Building (AIB).
  • Be willing to act as a positive ambassador for the Australian Institute of Building.

Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications. Applicants will be required to:

  • Submit an online application.
  • Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae.
  • Submit evidence of completion of a relevant construction and building related apprenticeship/traineeship, vocational education and training, or work experience.
  • Attend an interview.

Value: $2,000 grant, two tickets to the South Australia Building Excellence Awards, and an Australian Institute of Building framed certificate.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA, a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Mathematical Sciences Honours Grant

UniSA STEM will annually award grants to commencing students enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics) (LHMS) program.

To be eligible for the grant applicants must be Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens, or a Permanent Resident of Australia.

Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of academic merit and/or a personal interview.

The grants are awarded upon enrolment and thus no formal application is required.

The number of grants offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Executive Dean.

Value: $3,000 paid in two $1,500 installments after the census dates of Study Period 2 and Study Period 5. The second payment is subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the Academic Unit.

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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O'Connors Engineering Grant

The O'Connors Engineering Grant will be awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the second year, or third year, fourth year of one of the following programs:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical) - LHMR
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic) - LHMR
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing) - LHMR

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents and provide a personal written statement (500 words) detailing:
- academic achievements
- future career goals
- their intended topic for their final year project. Preference may be given to students that demonstrate a focus on innovation for their final year project (if applicable)
- their financial disadvantage

Value: The recipient will receive up to $5,000. The *$5,000 will be paid in two instalments of *$2,500, the first payment will take place after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s relevant year of study, with final payment taking place after the Study Period 5 census date in the relevant year of study (provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit).
*Final year (fourth year) students will receive half payment

Apply (via my Scholarships)

For more information please contact:
Ms Elizabeth Csavas
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3218
Email: Elizabeth.Csavas@unisa.edu.au

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Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant

The Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant will encourage and support Indigenous students studying full-time in a degree program in UniSA STEM at the University of South Australia.

Preference may be given to students studying a Bachelor of Engineering.

The Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant is open to second, third and fourth year Indigenous students and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated financial disadvantage.

Value: The grant is valued at $2,000, paid in two instalments of $1,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates in the year they receive the grant. Payments are subject to the recipient continuing to meet the scholarship criteria and maintaining satisfactory academic performance.

For more information contact:
UniSA General enquiries 
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Richard Oertel Memorial Mathematics Grant

The Richard Oertel Memorial Grant is a perpetual award that honours the late Dr Richard Oertel who lectured in mathematics at UniSA's Whyalla Campus and previously at Mawson Lakes (formerly The Levels). 

The grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in the second or third year of a Bachelor of Mathematics program at UniSA. The recipient will receive up to $1,000. The grant will be paid in a single instalment of $1,000 after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipients' second or third year of study, provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Data Science)
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Industrial and Applied Mathematics) 

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks, travel costs, computing equipment or other out-of-pocket expenses.

Applicants will be asked to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial disadvantage or hardship that the applicant would like taken into consideration.
  • How the grant will help meet study related expenses.

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit (minimum Grade Point Average of 4.5) and passion for mathematics as demonstrated in the personal written statement. Preference may be given to applicants facing financial disadvantage or hardship. 

 Value: $1,000

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall  Fourth Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Fourth Year Grant will assist a quantity surveying student in their fourth year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the third year of their program and will receive the grant in their fourth year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria.

The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the Academic Unit during the grant term.

Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s fourth year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy. Apply.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant will assist a student in their second year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the first year of their program and will receive the grant in their second year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria. The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the Academic Unit during the grant term.

Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s second year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy. Apply.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant will assist a student in their third year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the second year of their program and will receive the grant in their third year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria.

The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the Academic Unit during the grant term. Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s third year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy. Apply.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Sarah Constructions Grant

The Sarah Constructions Grant will be awarded to a third-year student enrolled full-time in eligible programs within the UniSA STEM Academic Unit.

The successful applicant will receive a 12-week paid placement with Sarah Constructions (approximate timing between November and February) and a $3‚000 grant paid in the fourth year of study‚ provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

Each recipient will receive $3,000‚ paid over two instalments of $1‚500‚ plus a casual hourly rate payment during the 12-week work placement with Sarah Constructions.

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Built Environment (IBBE) (only students who are continuing on into the four year IHCN degree will be eligible)
  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management) (LHMI)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural) (LHMI)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI)

Applicants are required to submit:

  • A 500-word personal written statement.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • An unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA (5.0 or above).

The personal written statement (maximum 500 words) should outline:

  • The applicants understanding of the Sarah business and what they can bring to Sarah Constructions.
  • The applicants future career goals within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement would help achieve these goals.

Short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview. At the end of the 12-week work placement‚ the successful applicant may be offered a place in the Sarah Constructions graduate employment program.

Value: $3‚000

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy. Apply.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Scheer Honours Science Scholarship

The Scheer Honours Science Scholarship provides encouragement and support for talented students as they embark on their Honours year. Applicants should have high academic standing and a keen interest on researching an area of importance to society or making Australia a better place for future generations.

Applicants must be studying the one year Honours degree in the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Research (Honours)
  • Other science related Honours degrees as and when they are offered at UniSA

Note: The scholarship is not available to students studying degrees ‘with honours’. Degrees with honours are programs of four years duration that include a minimum of one year of advanced studies in professional practice.

The scholarship funds are designed to assist recipients conduct research and engage with industry or other stakeholders and reduce the need to work while studying and researching.

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.
  • Undertaking an eligible Honours science related program as listed above.
  • Academic merit (cumulative Grade Point Average of 5.0 or above).
  • Full-time study load.
  • Letter of support from Honours Program Director, principal supervisor or co-supervisor.
  • Written statement.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA Honours program and how the degree supports their future aspirations.
  • The nature of the proposed research topic and its importance to society.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant wishes taken into account.
  • How the scholarship funds will be used to benefit them and their Honours research.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, the research topic and the content of the written statement.

How to apply: Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal) in Study Period 2.

Value: $5‚000
Payment will be in two installments:
$2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
$2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Commencing Scholarship in Information Technology

Scholarships valued at $1500 will be awarded to eligible School Leavers with an ATAR of at least 90 or above (exclusive of bonus points) who are enrolled in the first year of one of the following undergraduate degree programs in UniSA STEM;

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia.
  • Have achieved an outstanding ATAR (exclusive of bonus points) .
  • Be enrolled in the first year of a Bachelor degree in one of the above listed undergraduate degree programs.
  • Have not previously commenced higher education. 

UniSA STEM reserves the right not to offer the scholarship in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of Executive Dean.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Apply online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply a copy of their ATAR.

Value: Successful applicants will receive $1,500 paid in two instalments of $750 after Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates, provided the recipients maintain full-time* enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

*Students enrolled part-time may also be considered for this scholarship and will receive $1,500 paid in reduced instalments according to their study load.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Commencing Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences

Scholarships valued at $1500 will be awarded to eligible School Leavers with an ATAR of at least 90 or above (exclusive of bonus points) who are enrolled in the first year of one of the following undergraduate degree programs in UniSA STEM;

  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia.
  • Have achieved an outstanding ATAR (exclusive of bonus points).
  • Be enrolled in the first year of a Bachelor degree in the area of Mathematics.
  • Have not previously commenced higher education.

Value: Successful applicants will receive $1,500 paid in two instalments of $750 after Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates, provided the recipients maintain full-time* enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.
*Students enrolled part-time may also be considered for this scholarship and will receive $1,500 paid in reduced instalments according to their study load.

UniSA STEM reserves the right not to offer the scholarship in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Executive Dean. 

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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2nd year Scholarship in Information Technology

The UniSA STEM Academic Unit will annually award scholarships to selected students entering the second year of an Information Technology undergraduate Bachelor degree program within the academic unit.

The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit with a GPA of 6.0 and above and will be available for the standard full time duration (or part time equivalent) of the second year of the Program. Recipients must be Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

UniSA STEM reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Executive Dean.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: $1,500. Payment will be in $750 instalments (or part-time equivalent) in the first and second half of each year. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the academic unit.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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2nd year Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences

UniSA STEM will award scholarships annually to selected students entering the second year of a Mathematical Sciences undergraduate Bachelor degree program within the academic unit.

The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit with a GPA of 6.0 and above and will be available for the standard full time duration (or part time equivalent) of the second year of the Program. Recipients must be Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

UniSA STEM reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Executive Dean.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via  my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: $1,500. Payment will be in $750 instalments (or part-time equivalent) in the first and second half of each year. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by UniSA STEM.

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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3rd year Scholarship in Information Technology

UniSA STEM will annually award scholarships to selected students entering the third year of an Information Technology undergraduate Bachelor degree program within the school.

The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit with a GPA of 6.0 and above and will be available for the standard full time duration (or part time equivalent) of the third year of the Program. Recipients must be Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

UniSA STEM reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: $1,500. Payment will be in $750 instalments (or part-time equivalent) in the first and second half of each year. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the academic unit.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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3rd year Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences

UniSA STEM will annually award scholarships to selected students entering the third year of a Mathematical Sciences undergraduate Bachelor degree program within UniSA STEM. 

The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit with a GPA of 6.0 and above and will be available for the standard full time duration (or part time equivalent) of the third year of the Program. Recipients must be Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

UniSA STEM reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM. 

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via  my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: $1,500. Payment will be in $750 instalments (or part-time equivalent) in the first and second half of each year. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the academic unit.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences Summer Vacation Scholarship

The Scholarships are available to provide an introduction to research within UniSA STEM for high achieving students enrolled on a full-time basis (or part-time equivalent) in the second or subsequent years of an Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences undergraduate Bachelor degree.

The Scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit, subject to project availability and funding. 

Opening date: 1 June each year

Closing date: 15 October each year 

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the Student Portal

Students are also required to fill in an Application form.

Scholarship holders will be chosen by a selection panel and advised of the scholarship offer by email. 

Value: $3,000 for a ten week period or pro rata for shorter periods as agreed by the selection panel.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate Honours Scholarship

UniSA STEM offers a scholarship to students undertaking full-time study in an Information Technology Honours program containing a minor thesis component. The scholarship(s) will be awarded on the basis of academic merit for the standard full time duration of the final year of the Program. The number of scholarships awarded will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM.
Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

Value: $3,000 per annum payable in $1,500 instalments in the first and second half of the final year after the census date The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by UniSA STEM.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation Grant

The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation fund will award annually to two students who obtain the highest grade point average upon completion of their second year of studies of the Bachelor of Aviation program. The grant will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement. Recipient must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia.

Value: Two scholarships each to the value of $3,500 awarded annually.

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship

Sir William Tyree was the founder of the Tyree Group of companies and a leading Australian industrialist.  Upon his passing in 2013, Sir William left an enduring legacy through his foundation and business interests to support engineering education and research for the future prosperity of Australia.

The Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship to assist students from regional Australia to pursue their dream of obtaining an UniSA engineering qualification, in the face of financial and other challenges. 

The scholarship is available to commencing engineering students from a rural or regional background, studying full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia: 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing)

Students undertaking double degree programs are ineligible for the scholarship. 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa
  • be a commencing student from a rural/regional area intending to relocate to study in Adelaide *
  • have completed year 12 in the previous year or nearing completion of year 12 in the current year with a minimum ATAR of 80 (inclusive of any adjustment factor) **
  • enrol full-time in an eligible engineering program
  • be able to demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage
  • provide a personal written statement addressing the points listed below

Recipients should maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above for the duration of their degree. 

* Applications will be accepted from students currently living in a location classified as very remote, remote, outer regional or inner regional according to the Department of Health ASGS remoteness standard.  Preference may be given to students who will relocate a considerable distance to attend university in Adelaide.  

** The offer of the scholarship is subject to achieving the required ATAR and admittance to an eligible UniSA program.  If a scholarship holder does not achieve the required ATAR or is not offered or does not accept a place in an eligible UniSA program, the scholarship will be offered to the next ranked applicant. 

Application

Applicants must provide a written statement (500-750 words) detailing:

  • status as a rural/regional student (home location and details of final year secondary schooling)
  • reasons for studying an engineering degree
  • future career goals and personal aspirations
  • academic achievements
  • details of any financial and/or educational disadvantage they would like considered
  • how the scholarship funds will benefit them
  • previous work experience, community involvement and/or extracurricular activities

Applicants are encouraged to clearly address each point under a separate heading. 

Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview, conducted via Zoom or face to face. 

Opening date: 28 September 2020

Closing date: 20 November 2020

How to apply:

Applicants should submit an application form and written statement via email to: scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au 

Applications received after 20 November 2020 may not be accepted

Value: The scholarship is valued at $60,000 over the duration of a four-year program.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au 

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SurveyingSA High Achievers Grant

SurveyingSA consists of representatives from the Surveyors Board of South Australia (SBSA), Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI), SSSI Young Professionals and the University of South Australia (UniSA). SurveyingSA has the aims of increasing the number of Licensed Surveyors in South Australia, promoting the profession and ensuring the continuity of surveying tertiary studies in the State.

The SurveyingSA High Achievers Grant has been established to assist three high achieving UniSA Bachelor of Geospatial students to pursue postgraduate studies in the Master of Surveying at UniSA.

The grant will be open to students completing the Bachelor of Geospatial Science including the core surveying related courses: Surveying 1, Surveying 2, Geospatial Exploration and Digital Cartography. Students must have a program GPA of 5 or above to be eligible for the grant.

Eligible recipients of the grant will be ranked based upon the average grade within the courses Surveying 1, Surveying 2, Geospatial Exploration and Digital Cartography and will be nominated by the Program Director. Up to three grants will be available each year and will be awarded to the top three students using the above outlined ranking scheme.

Payment will be made at SP2 census date of the year following the award.

Essential Criteria

  • Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Resident of Australia
  • Continuing student
  • Full time load

Value: $1,000 to each recipient

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA STEM High Achiever Scholarship

 

UniSA STEM High Achiever scholarship will offer one scholarship of AU $3‚500 to a high-achieving student entering one of its Bachelor of Engineering programs. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant with the most competitive ATAR (>90) who has not been awarded a UniSA STEM High Achiever or High Achiever Equity scholarship.’

Criteria:

  • Be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia.
  • Must not be in receipt of another scholarship within the university.
  • Have completed their SACE Certificate (or interstate equivalent) with the highest ATAR (exclusive of bonus points). Minimum of 90.
  • Maintain continued full-time enrolment of at least 36 units of study per year during the scholarship term with a GPA of 5 or above.

Enrolled in one of the following programs as preferences on their SATAC application form;-

  • Bachelor of Engineering LBMR (all streams)
  • Bachelor of Engineering LBIF (all streams)
  • Bachelor of Engineering LBEG (all streams)

Students who meet the entry and ongoing criteria for this scholarship will receive an initial $500 payment after census date in the first year (March 31st), followed by annual payments after each successive census date.

The scholarship includes the provision of;

  • A one-off contribution toward an ipad or equivalent, up to a value of $500
  • Annual book voucher $150
  • Annual metro card $100

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

 

UniSA STEM High Achiever Scholarship for Women

UniSA STEM High Achiever Scholarship for Women will offer one scholarship of AU$2,000 plus non-monetary aids to a high-achieving female student entering one of its Bachelor of Engineering programs. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant with the most competitive ATAR (>90) who has not been awarded a UniSA STEM High Achiever or High Achiever Equity scholarship.’
Criteria:

  • Be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia.
  • Must not be in receipt of another scholarship within the university.
  • Have completed their SACE Certificate (or interstate equivalent) with the highest ATAR (exclusive of bonus points). Minimum of 90.
  • Maintain continued full-time enrolment of at least 36 units of study per year during the scholarship term with a GPA of 5 or above.

Enrolled in one of the following programs as preferences on their SATAC application form;-

  • Bachelor of Engineering LBMR (all streams)
  • Bachelor of Engineering LBIF (all streams)
  • Bachelor of Engineering LBEG (all streams)

Students who meet the entry and ongoing criteria for this scholarship will receive an initial $500 payment after census date in the first year (March 31st), followed by annual payments after each successive census date.

The scholarship includes the provision of;

  • A one-off contribution toward an ipad or equivalent, up to a value of $500
  • Annual book voucher $150
  • Annual metro card $100

Value: $2000, a plus non-monetary aids (A one-off contribution toward an ipad or equivalent, up to a value of $500 , Annual book voucher $150, Annual metro card $100)

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au


UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Grant

The UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship is open to female Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Australia or international students enrolled full-time in the second year of a STEM undergraduate program offered by UniSA STEM, with scholarships awarded to those with high academic achievement (Grade Point Average based on first year of 5.5 or above) and a strong motivation to succeed.

Students who cannot enrol full-time due to exceptional circumstances‚ for example having a disability or significant carer responsibilities‚ may apply and verify their circumstances during application.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Academic achievements (including a Grade Point Average based on first year of 5.5 or above).
  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Future career goals.
  • Evidence of community engagement.
  • Ability and willingness to act as a UniSA ambassador e.g. occasional attendance at events, and/or involvement in filming or interviews to document the impact of the scholarship and to encourage other females to pursue studies in STEM programs.

To receive the scholarship, applicants must demonstrate a passion for their program, strong motivation to succeed and have clear future goals.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide two character references (at least one of these must be from a referee not connected to the applicant’s secondary school), and attend a selection panel interview.
Students may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting ‘my Current Studies’).

Applicants must also provide a written statement, as outlined above, to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: $15,000 ($5,000 per year up to a maximum of three years or part-time equivalent

For more information contact: 
Campus Central 
Tel: 1300 301 703 
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA STEM Aboriginal Scholarships

Up to three living allowance scholarships of $3,000 per year are available to commencing full-time Aboriginal* students in any of the programs/ discipline areas listed below and the grant is for the duration of the program.

Nominated programs are:

  • Bachelor of Aviation (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Built Environment
  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics
  • Bachelor of Engineering (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Geospatial Science
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be
- Aboriginal Australian, and
- enrolled on a full-time basis.

Value: $3,000 per annum for the duration of the program. Payment is made in two installments after the census dates of study period 2 and 5.

Closing Date for applications: 31 March

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

*From here on in the term Aboriginal is inclusive of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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UniSA STEM High Achiever School Leaver Equity Scholarships

Up to three High Achiever Scholarship valued at $5,000 each per year will be awarded to School Leavers with an ATAR of 90 or above (exclusive of bonus points) who meet specified equity criteria and are enrolled full-time in one of the following undergraduate degree programs in UniSA STEM at Mawson Lakes Campus:
- Bachelor of Engineering (all specialisations)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (all specialisations)
- Bachelor of Software Engineering - Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
- Bachelor of Sustainable Environments (all specialisations)
- Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Geospatial Science
- Bachelor of Aviation

The scholarships are available to School Leavers who have not previously commenced higher education and who meet the low socio-economic status criterion. Students must be able to substantiate claims of financial hardship. Recipients must be an Australian Citizen, a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia. Successful applicants will receive $5,000 per year for the duration of their award, subject to maintaining a minimum GPA of 4.5 per study period.

Value: up to $20,000 ($5000 per year)

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA STEM High Achiever School Leaver Scholarships

High Achiever Scholarships valued at $5‚000 each will be available to School Leavers with an ATAR score of at least 97 or above (exclusive of bonus points) enrolled full-time in the first year of a bachelor's degree offered within UniSA STEM.

The scholarships are available to School Leavers who have not previously commenced higher education. Recipients must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. No application is necessary and recipients will be advised by email following the Study Period 5 Census Date.

The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other scholarship within the Academic Unit. 

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec Civil Engineering Grant

The WGA Civil Engineering Grant will be awarded to a high achieving full-time Bachelor of Engineering student undertaking the third year of an undergraduate program.
The grant coincides with when most students undertake industrial experience and recipients will also receive a 12 week paid work placement at Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec (WGA).

 Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Australia, Permanent Humanitarian visa holders or international students with a relevant working visa
  • Enrolled in third year
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 5 or above
  • Enrolled full-time in an eligible program

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural)

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community engagement.
  • Future career goals including leadership aspirations, and how the grant and placement would help achieve these goals.
  • Willingness to undertake work placement at WGA

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a selection panel interview.
The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, passion for the industry and leadership potential as demonstrated in the written statement. Interpersonal skills demonstrated in the interview will also be considered.

How to apply: Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal).

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above and send to STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Value: $5,000. Payment will be in two instalments:
 - $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
 - $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information contact: 
Academic Services
UniSA STEM
Phone: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant

The Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program at UniSA. 

Applicants should have completed a minimum of 54 units, and be enrolled full-time (equivalent to at least 27 units - 13.5 units per half year). 

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks, travel costs, computing equipment or other out-of-pocket expenses. 

The eligible program is Bachelor of Science (LBSC) and applicants must be completing a major in at least one of the following areas:

  • Applied Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics 

Applicants will be required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program and majors and their passion for science.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial disadvantage or hardship that the applicant would like taken into consideration. 

The recipient will be selected based on academic merit (minimum Grade Point Average of 5.0) and passion for science as demonstrated in the personal written statement. Preference may be given to female applicants or applicants facing financial disadvantage or hardship. 

Value: $2,000 

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Ziptrak Engineering Grant

The Ziptrak Engineering Grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in the final year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronic) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honour) (Electrical and Mechatronic) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic) at UniSA STEM. The recipient will receive up to $3‚000.

The $3‚000 will be paid in two instalments of $1‚500 after the Study Period 2 (31 March) and Study Period 5 (31 August) census dates in the recipients’ final year of undergraduate study‚ provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

Applicants are required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program- academic achievements.
  • Community involvement- future career goals.
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant would like taken into account.

How to apply:
myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting 'my Current Studies'). In addition to applying online, you are required to complete a written statement and forward to STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Value: $3‚000

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3330 
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Ziptrak Engineering Scholarship

The Ziptrak Engineering Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in the second year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronic) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic) at UniSA STEM.

The scholarship is valued at $15‚000 and the recipient will receive $5‚000 per year (in second‚ third and fourth year) provided they maintain full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit. 

Applicants are required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing: 

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community involvement.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant would like taken into account.

How to apply: 
myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting 'my Current Studies'). In addition to applying online, you are required to complete a written statement and forward to: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Value: $15‚000 (the recipient will receive $5‚000 in 2018‚ 2019 and 2020) 

For more information contact: 
Academic Services Officer 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 6420 
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Zonge Australia Refugee Grant

The Zonge Australia Refugee Grant supports an undergraduate student from a refugee background studying in the area of Environmental Science. Applicants will be students who are studying full time at any year level of the Environmental Science undergraduate program or Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science, Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science or Masters of Environmental Science.


Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa, Temporary Protection Visa, or Bridging Visa
  • Refugee background
  • Enrolled in Environmental Science undergraduate program or Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science, Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science or Masters of Environmental Science.
  • Demonstrated financial hardship
  • Full-time study load
  • Submission of a written statement

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • reasons for studying their UniSA program and how the degree supports their aspirations including career goals
  • their background prior to UniSA study
  • academic achievements
  • the financial and/or educational disadvantage circumstances that the applicant wishes to be taken into account
  • how the grant funds will benefit them and their study

How to apply: Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal.

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above, to the UniSA Scholarships Office.
Email: scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: $2‚500
Payment will be in two instalments:
- $1,250 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
- $1,250 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information‚ contact:
Campus Central

Tel: 1300 301 703

Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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